Choose one of the topics below from the Kennedy and Baker readings and discuss in at least 250 words
1 Evaluate what motivated the Germans to initiate unrestricted submarine warfare in the Atlantic in 1917.
2 Describe how the fighting was different than what many Doughboys anticipated.
Chapter 4 (consult the map on 196 as you start this chapter):
3 Evaluate how the battle plans evolved for the AEF.
From Horace Baker, Argonne Days in World War I:
4 What details of wartime jump out at you, that you otherwise wouldn’t have thought of?
5 Distinguish between Baker’s and Kennedy’s respective accounts of American involvement in World War I.
For contemporary feminist thinkers and theorists, the concept of womanhood and what it means to be a woman in a post-structuralist society is posing a problem. The problem that has risen, is one of fundamental ideation because if feminist theorists and thinkers cannot agree on what feminism and womanhood means, then the departure point from education isn’t universal in nature. The reason for the ambiguity surrounding what it means to be a woman is primarily due to lived experiences and intersectionality. This concept of a divided feminist front is especially problematic in a society run by men who abuse politics and policies to sequester rights and perceived rights from women. Any attempt to speak on behalf of the entirety of feminism or women is to presuppose that one knows what it truly means to be a woman in a society where any historical documents surrounding women has been universally tainted by misogyny, bigotry, and ignorance. Millennia’s old patriarchal structures continues to affect every aspect of human-kind, including feminists through internalized sexism, which leads to feminist on feminist toxicity. The dilemma today is that a woman’s own self-definition which is grounded to mans concept that one’s self-definition must be quantifiable, understood, and explainable to standards that man himself would never hold himself to. Any attempts made to advocate for change for the good of women, under the power of man, is met with misconstrued notions that women are essentially entirely irrational and immoral, or entirely kind and benevolent. During a phone interview with an anonymous representative of the Westboro Baptist Church, a religious organization of whose brand of religion has become notorious for its hate speech, had this to say about feminism, I have my definition of feminism . . . You know used to, I used to study, uh, philosophy at the Department – at the, the University of Kansas. I worked on a piece there for a while, so I have a philosophical definition of feminism, but then you- fe>GET ANSWER